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Ex-Verimatrix chief Steve Oetegenn to join Amino and ThinkAnalytics

Steve Oetegenn, the former president of content security technology specialist Verimatrix, has joined the boards of Amino Technologies and ThinkAnalytics.

Steve Oetegenn

Oetegenn, who worked with Verimatrix for 16 years, latterly as president, will serve as a non-executive director of Amino.

“Amino Technologies is at a pivotal moment in its development as it pursues software-led growth to address the convergence of the Pay TV and streaming markets. Amino has an ambitious and innovative team with a great culture that I am excited to become a part of,” said Oetegenn.

Karen Bach, chair and non-executive director of Amino Technologies, said: “We’re delighted to be welcoming someone as experienced in our sector as Steve to our Board. Steve is an experienced leader of the pay TV industry, with global expertise and extensive insight in delivering innovative software-led solutions in the sector.”

Oetegenn has also been named as a strategic advisor of content discovery and viewer analytics specialist ThinkAnalytics, where he will also serve as a non-executive director.

For ThinkAnalytics, he will help develop new new business opportunities in the Americas and across the globe, and develop new industry partnerships to accelerate ThinkAnalytics’ growth.

““I have kept a close eye on ThinkAnalytics for many years and have always admired the company for its leadership position, enviable customer base, the wizardry of its AI and data scientists, and its ability to deliver great ROI for its customers. I jumped at the opportunity to work alongside its stellar team to help accelerate growth,” said Oetegenn.

“Steve is one of the most savvy and respected leaders in this industry, and it is a privilege to have him join the team. With his broad skillset and understanding of video businesses, Steve is a fantastic addition to our Americas team and will be invaluable in helping to sign new partners and introducing our technology to more businesses looking for increased engagement and subscriber insights worldwide,” said Eddie Young, ThinkAnalytics chairman.

Oetegenn was presented with the Lifetime Achievement award at Digital TV Europe’s VideoTech Innovation Awards at the end of last year.